NTSB Identification: CHI83LA118.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21132.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 13, 1983 in HARRISVILLE, MI
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N8304R
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
THE PLT REPORTED THAT DURING A TOUCH-AND-GO LANDING ON A SNOW COVERED RWY, THE ACFT HIT A CHUNK OF FROZEN SNOW. REPORTEDLY, HE HAD DEPARTED FROM THE SAME RWY & HAD BEEN MAKING TOUCH-AND-GO LANDING, BUT DID NOT SEE THE OBSTRUCTION.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND
TOUCH-AND-GO..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND
AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SNOW COVERED
AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION
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